Trichur V. Ramachandran

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Trichur Ramachandran
In 2004
In 2004
Background information
Birth nameV Ramachandran
Born (1940-08-09) 9 August 1940 (age 80)
Trichur, Cochin State, British India
GenresCarnatic music
Years active1954 - present

Trichur V. Ramachandran(born 1940) is a Carnatic music vocalist. He received the most prestigious award of Madras Music Academy's Sangeetha Kalanidhi in 2012 from the Madras Music Academy.[1][2]

He was born in 1940 in Thrissur, Cochin State. He gave his first concert at the age of 14 and was a disciple of G. N. Balasubramaniam.[3][4][5] Later he underwent training under M L Vasanthakumari as part of an Indian government Cultural Scholarship.[1] Ramachandran married Charumathi in 1973.

Ramachandran is recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2003.[6] He also received the Padma Bhushan award from the Government of India in 2003.[7] He also received the title of Sangeetha Choodamani by Sri Krishna Gana Sabha in 2001. He Among plenty of titles and accolades, he is also the recipient of Vidhya Tapasvi title from TAPAS Cultural Foundation in 2009.[1]



  1. ^ a b c "Virasat: Carnatic vocal concert by Trichur V Ramachandran". Stanley Pinto. The Times of India. 25 September 2012. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram for Trichur V Ramachandran". New Indian Express. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Spotlight on bani". The Hindu. 21 December 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  4. ^ "In tune with the festivities". The Hindu. 23 September 2005. Retrieved 25 August 2015.[dead link]
  5. ^ "TRICHUR V. RAMACHANDRAN A proud disciple of GNB" (PDF). Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar (Akademi Awards)". Sangeet Natak Akademi. Archived from the original on 30 May 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Kalam presents Padma awards". 3 April 2003. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Music Academy announces awards". The Hindu. 19 July 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  9. ^ "'Sangita Kalanidhi' for Carnatic vocalist". New Indian Express. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2015.

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